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The Ferryboat Inn

) #2 of 134 Restaurants in Scunthorpe €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
The Ferryboat Inn 9 South Street | West Butterwick, Scunthorpe DN17 3JT, England
+44 1724 379530
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (25 reviews)
“lamb shank” (23 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Jamaican, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
The Ferryboat Inn 9 South Street | West Butterwick, Scunthorpe DN17 3JT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited tonight with a family group of 15 for my daughter's 21st birthday celebrations. The food (which we pre-ordered) was absolutely amazing, with a great choice available. Everything, including seasonal vegetables and various sides was served piping hot and it was delicious. The service and...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was in a group of 15, they dealt with this very well with quick service! A long with this the food was very good, with absolutely no problems. The staff are very friendly as well.

Thank James S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great choice in the menu - the BBQ ribs and chicken was tasty and cooked to perfection. Friendly and professional service making the evening truly enjoyable

Thank DG6595
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a meal at the Ferryboat Inn on Saturday evening. As usual, this busy restaurant was fully booked so it is essential to pre book a table especially on a Saturday. We enjoyed pre dinner drinks while we made our selections from the menu....More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the second time and still absolutely amazing. Service is second too none. The Lamb parcel starter is to die for! We will be coming back.

Thank fowle625
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here after reading reviews for good roasts after a slightly hungover hankering for a Sunday roast, and it didn't disappoint! The only thing I would change is there wasn't as much meat as I would have liked (but I am a plateful kind...More

Thank Lloyd A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here today. Lovely location, very nice staff, amazing food. Would highly recommend this place!!!!

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my husband tonight for a meal.. the service was brilliant..and the food was absolutly outstanding!! Would recomend to anybody! 100% will be back x

Thank rachael w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had previously visited the restaurant for Sunday lunch and we were very impressed so it was first choice when we wanted to go out for an evening meal. I contacted the restaurant the evening before I wanted to book via Facebook and I received...More

Thank Rachael P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went the the ferryboat inn last night, table booked for ten people. Fabulous greeting on arrival, a brilliant pint of the European beer, orders were taken and specials board looked good. Starters from jerk lamb parcels to spinach and ricotta mushrooms to belly pork was...More

Thank Michaelcooke83
Management response:

Hello Michaelcooke83 We appreciate your effort and taking the time out to write a review about our restaurant, every response is monitored, so a massive thank you from all of the team at The Ferry Boat for the feedback and we hope to see you...More

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StuartandPatric... R
Can we still book for Easter Sunday?
14 April 2017|
Response from Cornishpastie45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you might be able to get a booking for Easter Sunday. You will have to ring them to get your booking,but there is a limited number hours.
Vicky W
If we ordered steak dies it come served on a plate, so many places serving on boards or slate. I do not like this presentation. Also are you open at lunch on Thursday thankyou
4 May 2016|
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Angeline B
do you serve food on mondays?
28 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ferryboat Inn 9 South Street | West Butterwick, Scunthorpe DN17 3JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Scunthorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1724 379530
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